Guest Post: The Mysterious Teenage Hominid – Writing for Teens by Chris Stevenson

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome Chris Stevenson! He is a YA author and shares here about why he writes in that genre and what the adolescent years offer to a writer.  The Mysterious Teenage Hominid - Writing for Teens There was no question why I wrote YA fiction in the first place. When … Continue reading Guest Post: The Mysterious Teenage Hominid – Writing for Teens by Chris Stevenson

Guest Post: How Do You Do It With Five Kids? by Chelsea Owens

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present a funny and honest guest post by Chelsea Owens. She is the mother of 5 boys, and somehow has time to manage 2 blogs: I Didn't Want To Be A Mother (a mom blog) and A Wife, My Verse, and Every Little Thing (her main blog). I've loved … Continue reading Guest Post: How Do You Do It With Five Kids? by Chelsea Owens

Guest Post: It Takes More than a Weekend to Write a Children’s Book by Jacqueline Levering Sullivan

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome Jacqueline Levering Sullivan! She is the author of 4 children's novels and is here to talk about what actually goes into writing a book for children. It Takes More than a Weekend to Write a Children's Book I am no longer amazed by the number of people I … Continue reading Guest Post: It Takes More than a Weekend to Write a Children’s Book by Jacqueline Levering Sullivan

Guest Post: Fairy Tale Romance by I. L. Cruz

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome I. L. Cruz! She is the author of The Enchanted Isles series, an enchanting Latin-inspired fantasy series. Currently, the first two books, A Smuggler's Path and A Noble's Path, are available for purchase (see below). I adore I. L. Cruz, her books, and her blog, Fairy Tale Feminista, because she takes … Continue reading Guest Post: Fairy Tale Romance by I. L. Cruz

Guest Post: Karen Brenner, Author of Appaloosa Sky

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome Karen Brenner, author of the fiction novel Appaloosa Sky! Enjoy a brief excerpt from her novel and a short piece about what publishing a debut novel was like. Title: Appaloosa Sky Author: Karen Brenner Publisher: Brenner Pathways Publication date: December 13, 2019 Genre: Fiction, Women's Fiction Summary (from Amazon): At only eleven years … Continue reading Guest Post: Karen Brenner, Author of Appaloosa Sky